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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 23

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender

    Indonesia Readying More Executions of Foreign Drug Offender
    Boycott Indonesia. A new round of executions of foreign drug offenders is set for this week or next. Of the 15 set for killing, 10 are foreigners: Ten of at least 15 convicts facing the firing squad at the Nusakambangan prison island in…
  • May 23

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS

    Fallujah, Syria, and ISIS
    The battle by Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah has begun. The U.S. says it killed the iconic Abu Wahib, ISIS's military commander of the Anbar province about 10 days ago. He's been declared dead before, but not by the Pentagon,…
  • May 23

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive

    "Bitter Bernie" Loses "Halo" Among Progressive
    It's about time. Bernie is losing his halo among progressives. A few days ago I wrote a post "Bitter Bernie" and it's still in my editing pile. I don't have time to edit it now, so I'll just post it. I named him "Bitter Bernie"... [[…
Rank this Week: 4

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • May 25

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi

    2d Annual Mid-Career Tax Professors Workshop Concludes At UC-Davi
    Panel #5: Issues in Enforcement and Inter-Governmental Relations David Gamage (UC-Berkeley), Tax Cannibalization and Fiscal Federalism in the United States, 110 Nw. U. L. Rev. ___ (2016) Commentator: Adam Rosenzweig (Washington University)…
  • May 25

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform

    House Holds Hearing Today On Perspectives On The Need For Tax Reform
    The House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on Perspectives on the Need for Tax Reform: This hearing will focus on perspectives and considerations that drive the need for tax reform, in particular economic growth, business…
  • May 25

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago

    Former Tax Lawyer Jo Ann Rooney Named President Of Loyola Chicago
    Jo Ann Rooney (J.D. 1987, Suffolk; LL.M. (Tax) 1991, Boston University), has been named the first lay President of Loyola University Chicago. She worked as a tax lawyer for several years in the 1990s in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, before…
Rank this Week: 5

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 15

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud

    Real Estate Renovator Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
    Michael Gerard Camphor, 60, of Baltimore, Maryland, pleaded guilty to charges arising from the fraudulent purchase of four properties in Baltimore, Maryland, using fraudulent loan documentation and straw purchasers, resulting in losses…
  • May 11

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant

    False Financial Statements Underlie Indictment of Developer and Accountant
    John D. Harrison, Jr., 53, Greenwood, South Carolina, Henry A. Dorn, 63, Greenwood, South Carolina, Kevin Dempsey, 45, Greenwood, South Carolina, and C. Jody Hazel, 42,Greenwood, South Carolina, pled guilty in…
  • May 10

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen

    Manipulated HUD-1s Result in Indictment of 3 Businessmen
    Daniel C. Bomar, 36, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, James B. Wright, 55, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and Brett T. Immel, 35, Chicago,  Illinois, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 14, 2016, and charged with conspiracy to…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 7

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Tattersall v Tattersall [2016] EWCA Civ 486 (25 May 2016) The Secretary of State for the Home Department v CT (Vietnam) [2016] EWCA Civ 488 (25 May 2016) Comic Enterprises Ltd v Twentieth Century Fox Film…
  • May 25

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    High Court (Administrative Court) Zafar, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWHC 1217 (Admin) (25 May 2016) Abdul-Razzak v General Pharmaceutical Council [2016] EWHC 1204 (Admin) (23 May 2016)…
  • May 25

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette

    New judgment ‘kills’ unbundled legal services – Law Society’s Gazette
    ‘An appeal court ruling last week appears to have delivered a serious blow to solicitors seeking to offer ‘unbundled’ services without being held liable for matters beyond those in their client retainer.’ Full story…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • May 25

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution

    Balkin on Republicanism & an Anti-Oligarchy Constitution
    Jack M. Balkin (Yale University - Law School) has posted Republicanism and the Constitution of Opportunity (Joseph Fishkin & William E. Forbath, The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution, Forthcoming, Texas Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 7, 2016) on…
  • May 25

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization

    Program Announcement: Masters in Democratic Governance at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization
    The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) and its partner univeristies Birzeit University (Palestine), Saint Joseph University (Lebanon), International University of Rabat (Morocco) and Ca’ Foscari…
  • May 25

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt

    Abdelaal on the Entrenchment Clause in the Constitution of Egypt
    Mohamed Abdelaal (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law) has posted Entrenchment Illusion: The Curious Case of Egypt's Constitutional Entrenchment Clause (Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2016) on…
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • May 25

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern

    Obama presses Vietnam on human rights concern
    [JURIST] US President Barack Obama [official profile] delivered a speech [text] in Vietnam Tuesday pressing the government on human rights concerns in the nation. Stating that he was not intending to single any one nation out, Obama commended…
  • May 25

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood

    Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law aimed at defunding Planned Parenthood
    A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of Ohio [official website] on Monday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] an Ohio law [JURIST report] defunding Planned Parenthood. The judge ruled in a lawsuit [text] filed [complaint,…
  • May 24

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud

    Federal appeals court rules Bank of America not liable for fraud
    The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] on Monday overturned [opinion, PDF] a 2013 jury verdict that found Bank of America liable for fraud and imposed a penalty of more than $1.2 billion. The Second Circuit…
Rank this Week: 11

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • May 25

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME

    MARRIOTT'S ALLEGED RACKETEERING SCHEME
    Marriott timeshare sales are racketeering scheme, new lawsuit says Marriott Vacation Club Harbour Lake Resort (Marriott Vacation Club) Paul BrinkmannContact Reporter Orlando…
  • May 24

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE

    LIVES IN A BUBBLE
    @ Fort Lauderdale ....
  • May 24

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE

    TELEVISA (NOT SO) LIVE
    @ Time Square
Rank this Week: 12

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • May 25

    Three Minutes to Make or Break a Future

    Three Minutes to Make or Break a Future
    Guest post by Tyler Stokes, student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Yesterday our group toured the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, México. It was my first time in the country, and I enjoyed our visit with the...
  • May 25

    Casa Del Migrante En Tijuana

    Casa Del Migrante En Tijuana
    Guest post by Julia Ponce, student, The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University Along a residential road lined with humble dwellings, four miles away from both downtown Tijuana and the San Ysidro-Tijuana border, sits la Casa…
  • May 25

    The Overwhelming Barriers to Successful Immigration Reform

    The Overwhelming Barriers to Successful Immigration Reform
    President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration Act of 1965 at the foot of the Statue of Liberty on October 3, 1965 as Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Lady Bird Johnson, Sen. Edward Kennedy, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, and others look...
Rank this Week: 16

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 17

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • May 25

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"

    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law"
    "In High-Profile Case, Texas Defends Its Voter ID Law": Jim Malewitz of The Texas Tribune has this report. And The Associated Press reports that "US appeals court revisits Texas voter ID law."
  • May 25

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"

    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless"
    "After Supreme Court victory, Stephen Bright won't rest his defense of the poor and the powerless; Over 34 years with the Southern Center for Human Rights, the Atlanta-based legal nonprofit's longtime leader has argued three cases before the…
  • May 25

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"

    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat"
    "7th Cir. Sides With Cops in 'Parking While Black' Spat": Lance J. Rogers of Bloomberg BNA has this report on a ruling that a divided three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued last week.
Rank this Week: 18

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 19

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017

    Call for Papers: Marco Biagi Conference 2017
    Here's the call for papers for the 15th International Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi (Modena, Italy, March 20-21, 2017). The conference theme is Digital and Smart Work. From the call: Focusing on the implications for…
  • May 24

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine

    Petruska on Joy Silk Doctrine
    I just learned that Brian Petruska (General Counsel of the Laborers' Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizing Coalition), just posted on SSRN his forthcoming piece in the Santa Clara Law Review on the proposed use of the Joy Silk doctrine. The…
  • May 20

    Call for Papers: National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Profession

    Call for Papers: National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Profession
    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions has a Call for Papers for its 44th Annual Conference, taking place on March 26-28, 2017 in New York. The Center " invites the…
Rank this Week: 20

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • May 25

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination

    Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination
    Magdalena Helfrich, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics and Fabian Herweg, University of Bayreuth - Faculty of Law, Business and Economics are Fighting Collusion by Permitting Price Discrimination. ABSTRACT:We…
  • May 25

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm

    The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm
    UCL Jevons Institute & UCL Centre for Law, Economics & Society CPD course The Digital Economy: Economics, Antitrust and Regulation Tuesday 7th June 2016, from 9:30am - 2pm at University College London taught by: Professor David Evans…
  • May 25

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?

    FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED?
    Sissel Jensen, Norwegian School of Economics and Lars Sorgard, Norwegian School of Economics ask FINE SCHEDULE WITH HETEROGENOUS CARTELS: ARE THE WRONG CARTELS DETERRED? ABSTRACT: This article analyzes the minimum fines necessary to prevent…
Rank this Week: 21

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • May 24

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?

    Who Controls the Disposition of a Decedent's Remains?
    Kyril Faenov did not make his desires known with respect to the disposition of his remains after death. His widow arranged to bury him at a cemetery in Seattle. However, his mother wanted to exhume his remains and place them...
  • May 24

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will

    The Humorous Steps on How To Prepare a Will
    When we think about preparing a will, we think about a somber, reflective experience. One where you identify your assets, name beneficiaries, and assign fiduciary duties. But does it all have to be so serious? We can certainly find some...
  • May 24

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality

    Article on Estate Tax and Combating Wealth Inequality
    Goldburn P. Maynard Jr. recently published an article entitled, Perpetuating Inequality by Taxing Wealth, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2429 (2016). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: Proposals to “fix” the estate tax by making it both…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony

    Students Re-Insert Prayer At Graduation Ceremony
    Christian Post reported yesterday that graduating high school students in East Liverpool, Ohio took matters into their own hands after the school board ended the 70-year old tradition of the choir singing the Lord's Prayer at commencement…
  • May 25

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination

    College Tennis Player Sues For Religious Discrimination
    The Washington Times reports on a religious discrimination lawsuit filed last week in Idaho federal district court by a former player on the Idaho State University tennis team.  The suit also alleges negligence, infliction of emotional…
  • May 25

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine

    Dispute Over Selection of New Pastor Dismissed Under Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine
    In Mouton v. Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church, (TX App., May 24, 2016), a Texas state appeals court dismissed on ecclesiastical abstention grounds a dispute between two groups in a church over who should be its new pastor.  The…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • May 25

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution

    Anatomy of an Anti-Corruption Revolution
    What does a meaningful anti-corruption revolution look like? I’ve already asserted this month that what’s going on in Brazil is best understood as a success story for anti-corruption reforms and the rule of law, if not for democracy…
  • May 24

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church

    Trusts, religious paraphenalia, and freedom of the church
    I am a week late to this decision from Judge McConnell of the District of Connecticut, resolving a dispute between two congregations over ownership of a pair of historic rimonim (the deocorative bells that adorn a dressed Torah). The opinion…
  • May 23

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?

    Should the IOC Require Host-Nation Anti-Corruption Reforms?
    There’s a joke in Olympic law circles: the host-nation organizing committee has 100 lawyers, and 99 of them do IP. The International Olympic Committee cares a lot about protecting its own and its sponsors’ intellectual property; no…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • May 25

    Wednesday round-up

    Wednesday round-up
    More commentary on Monday’s opinion in Foster v. Chatman, holding by a vote of seven to one that the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision that the defendant failed to show purposeful race discrimination in the selection of his jury…
  • May 24

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP v. Garrido 15-1336 Issue: (1) Whether the California Court of Appeal erred by holding, in direct conflict with DirectTV v. Imburgia, that the parties’ agreement…
  • May 24

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26

    Petitions to watch | Conference of May 26
    In its Conference of May 26, 2016, the Court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether and under what standard a corporation or other organization may be deemed to have “knowingly” presented a false claim, or used…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 25

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?

    No After-Hours Emails – Can You Imagine?
    France now has a law against after-hours emails to employees. Does this make sense to you? Could you get your work done on this basis? Is that question your concern, or is it up to the employer to organize your time more effectively? Can such…
  • May 25

    Building Good Practice Management Habit

    Building Good Practice Management Habit
    It’s that time of year again – articling students in Manitoba are wrapping up their year and looking ahead to their Call to the Bar and beginning their careers as lawyers. Some will continue to practice in the firms where…
  • May 25

    Predictors of Succe

    Predictors of Succe
    A study of Harvard graduates showed that a person’s approach to setbacks in life is the single greatest predictor of success. This is interesting considering that companies tend to hire based on technical skill and intelligence.…
Rank this Week: 29

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 24

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future

    Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future
    Via Pacific Standard: Troubled Water: A Map of Tomorrow’s Thirsty Future A survey of regional water crises: community stress and political standoffs “North America – The Ogallala aquifer provides nearly one-third of the…
  • May 24

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal

    Open-access index delists thousands of journal
    Baker, M. (2016). Open-access index delists thousands of journals Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature. Van Noorden, R. (2014). Open-access website gets tough Nature, 512 (7512), 17-17 DOI: 10.1038/512017a Morrison, Heather, 2014-03, “Dramatic…
  • May 24

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old

    Fo First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Old
    “Broad demographic shifts in marital status, educational attainment and employment have transformed the way young adults in the U.S. are living, and a new Pew Research Center analysis of census data highlights the implications of these…
Rank this Week: 32

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • May 24

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Uber, Robot Lawyers, and Cannabis Crowdfunding
    We’ve got a great Tuesday top 10 for you today. I’ve also got a post up on LXBN about Uber’s deal with organized labor for their drivers in NYC. Here’s today’s best in law blogs: Uber Agrees to Form …
  • May 23

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Graduation Caps, Marijuana Delivery, and Vietnam
    And we’re back at it! Still seeing a lot of useful posts about what the final DOL overtime rules means for employers, universities, and beyond; be sure to check it out. And now, to today’s top 10: School Restriction …
  • May 22

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising

    Social media eleven times more effective than online advertising
    CNBC’s Uptin Saiidi (@uptin) reports that social media influence marketing is eleven times more effective than online advertising pursuant to a new study by TapInfluence. As a result, marketers are moving advertising dollars from…
Rank this Week: 33

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 34

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • May 24

    VideoFakes-R-U

    VideoFakes-R-U
    Researchers develop face-capture technology that can alter pre-recorded videos in real-time on low cost computers. Boing Boing suggests it could be used to make George W Bush or Donald Trump appear intelligent. I can imagine even worse: Fake…
  • May 23

    Drone Debate

    Drone Debate
    In a Wall Street Journal debate today I argue that drones should not be allowed to overfly private property without the inhabitant’s consent due to the privacy risks, the consequent erosion of the 4th Amendment, and other dangers. This…
  • May 16

    Grey Lady No More

    Grey Lady No More
    “In the end, it will be a race between a tough, smart lady and someone who is obviously a yuge, um, Antonin Scalia School of Law.” — Krugman in his NYT blog. Leave aside the question of whether Krugman should ……
Rank this Week: 35

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 36

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • May 25

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director

    FAN 110 (First Amendment News) Steve Shapiro to Step Down as ACLU’s Legal Director
    Civil liberties without Steve Shapiro is like the Rolling Stones without Jagger. — Kathleen Sullivan He is a giant in his world, the world of civil liberties. For some two decades he has been the man at the helm of defending freedom on…
  • May 24

    Dale Oesterle on Buffett & Munger 20 Years Later

    Dale Oesterle on Buffett & Munger 20 Years Later
    Editor’s Note: Dale Oesterle (Ohio State U.) contributes an extended version of his current reflections on The Buffett Essays Symposium: A 20th Anniversary Annotated Transcript, recently published by The Cunningham Group and…
  • May 23

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right

    The Tenth Amendment and the Bill of Right
    When I’m not grading exams, I’m working on the new book about the Bill of Rights.  (On Chapter 4 at the moment.)  One issue that I’m still working through is when the issue of whether the Bill of Rights was the…
Rank this Week: 37

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Apr 14

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People

    Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs To Spy On People
    They were even able to identify a young woman who'd sought Google Maps directions to a Planned Parenthood clinic. The post Researchers Cracked Microsoft and Google's Shortened URLs To Spy On People appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 14

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working

    A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working
    The non-profit certificate authority Let's Encrypt is enabling a sea change toward HTTPS encryption online. The post A Scheme to Encrypt the Entire Web Is Actually Working appeared first on WIRED.
  • Apr 13

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou

    Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymou
    The former Tribune Company employee was convicted of giving Anonymous information that helped hackers access an LA Times server and alter a headline. The post Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Aiding Anonymous appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 38

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • May 19

    Rachum-Twaig on the Cognitive Process of Creation and Copyright Law

    Rachum-Twaig on the Cognitive Process of Creation and Copyright Law
    Omri Rachum-Twaig, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, is publishing Recreating Copyright: The Cognitive Process of Creation and Copyright Law in the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media, & Entertainment Law Journal. Here is the…
  • May 19

    Manes on Online Service Providers and Surveilliance Law Transparency

    Manes on Online Service Providers and Surveilliance Law Transparency
    Jonathan M. Manes, Yale Law School Information Society Project, has published Online Service Providers and Surveillance Law Transparency at 125 Yale Law Journal Forum 343 (2016). Here is the abstract. The Snowden disclosures, and others that…
  • May 18

    Kabanda on Music for Development in the Digital Age

    Kabanda on Music for Development in the Digital Age
    Patrick Kabanda, World Bank Group, has published Music for Development in the Digital Age as a Background Paper for the World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends. Here is the abstract. The music world has had its share of Internet-led…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • May 25

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime

    Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crime
    The Case Matrix Network are organising a conference on Strengthening National Justice for Core International Crimes: Laws, Procedures and Practices in an Age of Legal Pluralism on 28 June in The Hague. This conference will analyse…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
  • May 24

    The Trial of Hissène Habré

    The Trial of Hissène Habré
    On May 30, the Chambres Africaines Extraordinaires (CAE) will announce its verdict in the trial of Chad’s ex-dictator Hissène Habré. Conviction is expected. What will it mean? The trial of Chad’s Hissène…
Rank this Week: 40

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • May 21

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program

    A Response to Ilya Somin on Justice Sotomayor's Endorsement of Mandatory Pro Bono Program
    [Cross-posted on The Faculty Lounge] Writing on the Volokh Conspiracy, Ilya Somin takes issue with Justice Sonya Sotomayor’s recent endorsement of mandatory pro bono by lawyers. (Reported here; non-paywalled summary here.) Ilya was…
  • May 9

    What Would Nino Do?

    What Would Nino Do?
    Charlie Geyh (Indiana-Bloomington) and I have an oped today in The National Law Journal about the Merrick Garland nomination. There is an un-paywalled version here. Here is the gist of the piece: But if the Senate Republicans won’t…
  • Apr 22

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016

    Fordham Law Review's Lawyering in the Regulatory State Colloquium, April 2016
    Foreword: Lawyering in the Regulatory State By Nancy J. Moore Recalling the Lawyers: The NHTSA, GM, and the Chevrolet Cobalt By Bernard W. Bell Ethics For Examiners By Daniel J. Bussel Nothing Could Be Finer?: The Role of Agency General...
Rank this Week: 41

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • May 9

    New Spoliation Opinion

    New Spoliation Opinion
    I have always had an interest in spoliation of evidence.  Spoliation is the negligent or intentional destruction or alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve evidence for relevant to future, and sometimes even pending,…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • May 25

    In Search of a Plan B for the TPP

    In Search of a Plan B for the TPP
    The government's public consultation on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stopped in Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal in recent weeks as a growing number of people speak out on the agreement. Tens of thousands have also written to the…
  • May 25

    Time for Plan B Instead of Trans Pacific Partnership?

    Time for Plan B Instead of Trans Pacific Partnership?
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on May 23, 2016 as Time for Plan B Instead of Trans Pacific Partnership? The government’s public consultation on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stopped in Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal in recent…
  • May 20

    Canada’s Copyright Lobby Revolving Door Raises Fairness Concerns Ahead of 2017 Review

    Canada’s Copyright Lobby Revolving Door Raises Fairness Concerns Ahead of 2017 Review
    The revolving door between government and lobby groups has long been a source of concern in the United States, where lead government IP officials have regularly jumped to lobby groups representing music, movies, and software interests and…
Rank this Week: 43

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Mar 15

    Countering Violent Extremism & Mobile Advocacy in Myanmar

    Countering Violent Extremism & Mobile Advocacy in Myanmar
    Cross-posted from the ICT4Peace Foundation’s website. ### I was invited to take part in Tech Camp 2016, held at Phandeeyar, where I talked about and trained on mobile advocacy and activism strategies. Calling on the work engineered in…
  • Feb 26

    Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform

    Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform
    Clearing the Decks After a Year of Reviews: Operationalizing Peace Operations Reform, organised by ZIF, the Centre for International Peace Operations, was held from 25 – 26 February just outside of Berlin. Agenda here. I was asked to…
  • Dec 17

    Technology and Public Participation – What’s New?

    Technology and Public Participation – What’s New?
    Via ConstitutionNet’s website. ### Sanjana Hattotuwa of the ICT4Peace Foundation speaks about the key characteristics and functionalities of the internet, social media and mobile technologies which have changed our world, and which…
Rank this Week: 44

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case

    Nova obtains a "win" on supplemental damages in the Dow case
    The US Supreme Court declined to hear the Dow case, which left intact the decision of the Federal Circuit onsupplemental damages. Reuters reported:At issue were $28 million in supplemental damages plus interest that a federal judge awarded to…
  • May 22

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing

    UChicago chem grad student expelled for ghost writing
    The University of Chicago Maroon discusses a report mentioning an ethical issue with a chemistry grad student who was ghost writing:The report only included one expulsion, which was given to a Chemistry doctoral student who was found to have…
  • May 22

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016

    CBS Sunday Morning does design issue on May 22, 2016
    Charles Osgood did the design issue of CBS Sunday Morning on May 22, 2016 from Newport, Rhode Island.Martha Teichner did the cover story: Dressing down: The rise of athleisure. Lee Cowan did urban architecture.In the "small wonders" section…
Rank this Week: 45